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Big Drop-off, Melekeok

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Must see · Water Body · Hidden Gem · Reef
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Plunge beneath the waters at Big Drop-off, a popular dive spot in Palau. Novices will enjoy the rich diversity of marine life on display here, centered around a coral reef that drops down 274 m (900 ft) to the ocean floor. Gray reef, white tip, and leopard sharks are all visible, patrolling the still waters. Look out for stonefish and leaf fish, disguising themselves against the colorful coral. Various tour groups run trips to the dive site, and experienced guides will give you the information you need to have a safe and memorable experience. By using our Melekeok tour planning tool, you can arrange your visit to Big Drop-off and other attractions in Melekeok.
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  • This place is great so long as you are not on one of those boats that take too many people . PDA limits boat to ten people so you have room to move through the water without running each other . This....  more
    This place is great so long as you are not on one of those boats that take too many people . PDA limits boat to ten people so you have room to move through the water without running each other . This....  more »
  • Palau snorkeling is amazing!! I had six days with Palau Diving Adventures (PDA) who are THE BEST!! Clear water, phenomenal corals and tons of fish. While Palau is known for diving, it also offers.....  more
    Palau snorkeling is amazing!! I had six days with Palau Diving Adventures (PDA) who are THE BEST!! Clear water, phenomenal corals and tons of fish. While Palau is known for diving, it also offers.....  more »

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